MTV 'Ridiculousness' Star's Nephew Drowned In His Pool

Steelo Brim's 3-year-old nephew drowned in his pool in Hollywood

By Sowmya Krishnamurthy

Tragedy struck the family of MTV Ridiculousness star Sterling "Steelo" Brim. According to TMZBrim's three-year-old nephew drowned in his pool.

The incident took place at 29-year-old Brim's North Hollywood home on Friday. The boy, who was visiting from Chicago, apparently went to the pool when no one was looking and fell in. Authorities rushed to the home and took the boy to the hospital.

He was pronounced dead after noon. The death has been ruled an accidental drowning.

"Last weekend, my beloved nephew passed away in a tragic accident. We will miss him dearly and ask for prayers and privacy during this time of mourning," Brim shared with the site. 

[Photo: Instagram]

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